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Warwickshire press cupboard

Description

A late 17th century oak press cupboard; the moulded cornice above a frieze covered with flower filled trail, centred on date 1673 and initials IA; the upper stage with finely-carved arched panel flanked by a pair of doors carved with finely-carved arched panel flanked by a pair of doors carved with thistles and a pair of heavy turned columns; the moulded shelf above a frieze carved with S-scrolls over a pair of three panel doors, the top panels finely carved and with moulded framework; English, probably Warwickshire, dated 1673; top boards, cornice, feet and one keyplate replaced.

  • Object number

    STRST : SBT 1993-31/265

  • Date

    1673

  • Technique

    joined

  • Material

    wood oak

  • Measurements

  • Length

    1615 mm

  • Height

    1820 mm

  • Location

    Hall's Croft - Parlour

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust